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My Cookware is Toxic?

Let’s review which pans are the healthiest to cook with and why. Well, the probability is not good and the pans you thought were perfectly…

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The “Keto Diet” – Is this for Me?

Is it just a fad and something that creates rapid UNSUSTSAINABLE, UNHEALTHY weight loss? NO, this approach is truly a step to the more correct…

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Mushrooms: Clean, then Cook, then Eat

Mushrooms are edible fungi. The common scientific name is “Agaricus”, though there are different names for different species. They are essentially Saprophytes, plants without chlorophyll…

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Lower Your Cholesterol

One of the more advertised supplements in the last few years is beta – Sitosterol (B-Sitosterol) These (and the related phytostanols) are naturally occurring compounds…

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Dr. Julie Monica Discusses Diet, Quality of Life and Nutrition

Three things you’ve got to watch are the timing of meals, what’s in the meals, or the quality of the meals also the quantity. The…

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Yogurt and Your Probiotic Gut – Health

Yogurt has been a mainstay in “healthier” diets in the US since the 70s. But what is this stuff? As most of us know, yogurt…

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Sports Drinks vs. Energy Drinks:

Sports drinks and energy drinks are quite different products; Sports drinks are beverages that contain carbohydrates (sugar), minerals, electrolytes and flavoring and are intended to…

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Does Tea Count as Part of my Water Intake?

More research on hydration actually has to be done but – Yes. Other heavily caffeinated coffees and teas and especially sugary juices and sodas are…

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What does nutrition have to do with Hypothyroidism? – A lot!

Hypothyroidism disease is becoming one of the most common auto immune (AI) conditions we see today. Patients seek my clinical counseling for this problem or…

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Is Broth the New Black?

What’s all the buzz? – A functional food with value and whose time has come. This hot, clear satisfying liquid provides 20 gms. of protein…

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Not Your Typical Weight Loss

This is probably not the first article that you have read on weight loss so let me get right down to the point, the focus…

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Fat and Oil Consumption – What’s Wrong?

Healthful, non-animal fats are oils; nut oils, sesame and most popular, olive oil. These are for sautéing which means lower cooking temperatures and coconut and…

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Glycemic Index: A Closer Look

We’ve all heard the term Glycemic Index Factor (GIF) but what is it really and what are its clinical applications for managing chronic, degenerative diseases?…

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